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SGI Irix chost exploit - Irix 5.3

               problems in /usr/Cadmin/bin for IRIX 5.3: EXPLOIT
   Grant Kaufmann (gkaufman@cs.uct.ac.za)
   Tue, 6 Aug 1996 14:45:10 +0200
As promised, the exploit for chost under IRIX 5.3. If someone
can verify any other versions of IRIX; 4.0.5F is not vulnerable.

tools-primary user information
change information
OK (to root password, ie leave blank)
OK (to "password invalid")
Double-click any share resource to bring up desktopManager running
as root. Try editing /etc/passwd

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